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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Power Lockheed Martin’s HALO Hypersonic Weapon for U.S. Navy

MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 11, 2023 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies [NYSE:LHX] company, is providing the advanced propulsion system for the hypersonic solution that Lockheed Martin is developing for the U.S. Navy, known as Hypersonic Air-Launched Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare Weapon (HALO).

According to the Navy, HALO is envisioned to be a long-range, carrier-based, air-launched weapon system.

“We are proud to partner with Lockheed Martin on this important capability, supporting the Navy in its mission to keep the seas open and free,” said Ross Niebergall, President, Aerojet Rocketdyne. “By powering weapons that reach farther, faster, we enable warfighters to remain on the offensive, driving the pace of battle and maintaining the advantage.”

Aerojet Rocketdyne provides a broad range of products to support hypersonics, including air-breathing engines, solid rocket motor boosters, warheads and missile defense technologies.

About L3Harris Technologies L3Harris Technologies is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.

Forward-Looking Statements  
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about weapon system capabilities are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. L3Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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